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Legalizing Illegal Drugs
« on: January 06, 2008, 03:29:31 pm »
Once again friends and I were talking, would it be a good idea to legalize all of these illegal drugs (i.e. Marijuana, Cocaine, Meth, etc.)?

The point that was made: There would be less crimes caused that involve drugs (shootings, murderers, etc.)

So I'd like to hear other peoples opinions, arguments, etc.

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Re: Legalizing Illegal Drugs
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2008, 06:26:42 pm »
Pot isn't a real threat, but hardcore drugs just hurt people.  I mean, heroine and coke actually HURT people.  So does alcohol though, I guess just not as badly.

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« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2008, 08:45:48 pm »
I do believe that pot needs to be legalized... mainly because it doesn't pose any threat worse than what a cigerette does. Alcohol is only legal because it is a big business. All of the bars would go out of business and millions of people would be out of a job. Those other drugs though, they need to stay illegal. I have an Uncle who blew away his life savings, house, car, everything on Coke. That stuff is extremely dangerous and actually can kill you quite fast.

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Re: Legalizing Illegal Drugs
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2008, 09:24:48 pm »
Once again friends and I were talking, would it be a good idea to legalize all of these illegal drugs (i.e. Marijuana, Cocaine, Meth, etc.)?

The point that was made: There would be less crimes caused that involve drugs (shootings, murderers, etc.)

So I'd like to hear other peoples opinions, arguments, etc.



I'm in agreement with the others on Marijuana.  It really isn't even as bad as cigarettes from what I understand.

I really don't see how crime would go down other than the obvious drug possession charges and other related ones.  The number of murders and other assault-related charges wouldn't change.  Even if the stuff was legal, people would still want it and some people would still be more than willing to kill for money or drugs.  The crime rate wouldn't go down at all.  In all actuality, it would probably go up because suddenly these things are legal, so more people get into them.

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Re: Legalizing Illegal Drugs
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2008, 07:12:57 pm »
I would love it if weed was legal, it's not any worse for you then a cigarette, and being high is much different from being drunk. Your judgment isn't impaired even when you're blazed.

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« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2008, 12:55:23 pm »
I would love it if weed was legal, it's not any worse for you then a cigarette, and being high is much different from being drunk. Your judgment isn't impaired even when you're blazed.
Actually yes it is... take it from someone who has been high several times before. Your judgement gets very impaired depending on how much you smoke... it just affects you differently than alcohol does. Plus weed doesn't give you a hangover.

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Re: Legalizing Illegal Drugs
« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2008, 02:57:36 pm »
I would love it if weed was legal, it's not any worse for you then a cigarette, and being high is much different from being drunk. Your judgment isn't impaired even when you're blazed.
Actually yes it is... take it from someone who has been high several times before. Your judgement gets very impaired depending on how much you smoke... it just affects you differently than alcohol does. Plus weed doesn't give you a hangover.
Dude I smoke weed too, I've driven while blazed, and did perfectly fine. I'm high was I'm typing this post.

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Re: Legalizing Illegal Drugs
« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2008, 03:01:13 pm »
I would love it if weed was legal, it's not any worse for you then a cigarette, and being high is much different from being drunk. Your judgment isn't impaired even when you're blazed.
Actually yes it is... take it from someone who has been high several times before. Your judgement gets very impaired depending on how much you smoke... it just affects you differently than alcohol does. Plus weed doesn't give you a hangover.
Dude I smoke weed too, I've driven while blazed, and did perfectly fine. I'm high was I'm typing this post.


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You do realise you just said on the very open internets that you have been doing illegal activities? =p

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Re: Legalizing Illegal Drugs
« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2008, 03:02:58 pm »
I would love it if weed was legal, it's not any worse for you then a cigarette, and being high is much different from being drunk. Your judgment isn't impaired even when you're blazed.
Actually yes it is... take it from someone who has been high several times before. Your judgement gets very impaired depending on how much you smoke... it just affects you differently than alcohol does. Plus weed doesn't give you a hangover.
Dude I smoke weed too, I've driven while blazed, and did perfectly fine. I'm high was I'm typing this post.


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You do realise you just said on the very open internets that you have been doing illegal activities? =p
Do you realize that there are whole websites devoted to illegal activities? And yes I do realize what I posted dude.

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Re: Legalizing Illegal Drugs
« Reply #9 on: January 28, 2008, 03:03:57 pm »
Eh whatever.


It's just something that I wouldn't do and then put on the internet..
Ever... =p

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Re: Legalizing Illegal Drugs
« Reply #10 on: January 28, 2008, 03:06:36 pm »
Eh whatever.


It's just something that I wouldn't do and then put on the internet..
Ever... =p
I was the same way when I was your age. Trust me you'll eventually become corrupt like me.  :wacko:

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Re: Legalizing Illegal Drugs
« Reply #11 on: January 28, 2008, 03:12:12 pm »
Eh.
I hope not.

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« Reply #12 on: January 29, 2008, 04:07:39 pm »
I think the only crime associated with illegal drugs that will be reduced if they where legalised is possession of illegal drugs.

The behaviour caused by drugs will still be the same and the attitude towards drugs, once legalised, will take a long time to change so they will be treated in the same way.

There will still be murders and shootings over drugs.

Money is pretty legal and people murder and shoot others for that.

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Re: Legalizing Illegal Drugs
« Reply #13 on: January 29, 2008, 09:52:15 pm »
I would love it if weed was legal, it's not any worse for you then a cigarette, and being high is much different from being drunk. Your judgment isn't impaired even when you're blazed.
Actually yes it is... take it from someone who has been high several times before. Your judgement gets very impaired depending on how much you smoke... it just affects you differently than alcohol does. Plus weed doesn't give you a hangover.
Dude I smoke weed too, I've driven while blazed, and did perfectly fine. I'm high was I'm typing this post.
Not affected at all...

(sorry, 'twas so lolworthy)

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Re: Legalizing Illegal Drugs
« Reply #14 on: January 30, 2008, 10:03:55 am »
I would love it if weed was legal, it's not any worse for you then a cigarette, and being high is much different from being drunk. Your judgment isn't impaired even when you're blazed.
Actually yes it is... take it from someone who has been high several times before. Your judgement gets very impaired depending on how much you smoke... it just affects you differently than alcohol does. Plus weed doesn't give you a hangover.
Dude I smoke weed too, I've driven while blazed, and did perfectly fine. I'm high was I'm typing this post.
Not affected at all...

(sorry, 'twas so lolworthy)
I make typo's like that even when I'm sober.
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